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Be Ready

Everyone has a role in the campus effort to be prepared. More importantly, every student, faculty, and staff member is a critical part of the response. The information in this section will help you prepare and respond to life-threatening emergencies.


Get Out

Evacuate: Leave calmly but quickly.

Stay Put

Shelter in place: Stay indoors—if possible in an interior room, away from windows.


Determine your best action:

  • RUN if you have a clear escape path
  • HIDE behind a locked door or barricade
  • FIGHT—only as a last resort

Other Emergencies

Be Prepared

Check out the Personal Preparedness Checklist.

Here is how to be prepared for an emergency situation:

Be Informed

Familiarize yourself with and download the campus safety app.